H. Czeczot, M. Majewska
Kadm - zagrożenie i skutki zdrowotne
Cadmium - exposure and its effects on health
The paper presents the current state of knowledge relating to the toxic action of cadmium in organism.
Cadmium (Cd) is a heavy metal, which is widely used in industry, affecting human health. Chronic exposure to Cd results in accumulation of the metal in many organs, mainly in the liver and kidneys. It exerts multiple toxic effects causing metabolic and histological changes in cells.